This past week had some outstanding results for IMG Academy Leadbetter golf program GolfAcademy alums.
To first begin, Doris Chen had an amazing tournament inPinehurst, NC, finishing as runner up at the North & South Women's Amateur this past weekend. She lost in the finals to Danielle Kang (2 & 1), who was the 2010 Women's Amateur Champion. For over 100 years, the North & South Amateur has been contested on the famed Pinehurst No. 2. The 2011 Championship was a special event as the contestants were among the first to see the completed restoration project. Recently, Coore & Crenshaw Inc. completed their task of uncovering much of the famousDonald Ross character that had faded over time.
Another impressive tournament result also came from Bernardo Curbelo. Curbelo, who recently graduated from the IMG Academy, finished third in the Under Armour/Steve Marino Junior All-Star Championships. The tournament took place locally in Sarasota at the Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club. Curbelo finished the tournament with a score of 69-70-72 making a total score of 211. Curbeloalso trained as a full-timeacademy student for two years.